September 14, 2006

MIT Invitational Saturday Schedule/Results

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Despite a four-point rally by Tufts University at championship point, MIT hung on to win its second consecutive MIT Volleyball Invitational crown, 30-13, 19-30, 30-20, 30-27, on Saturday. The Engineers collected their fourth championship trophy while the Jumbos received their second runner-up award in nine tournament appearances.

All-Tournament Team
Kelli Harrison, Tufts University
Leah Hettrick, Springfield College
Amanda Hsiung, Vassar College
Alex May, MIT
Melissa Pun, Williams College
Tracy Waldman, Wellesley College

Tournament MVP: Amanda Morris, MIT

Final Standings
1. MIT
2. Tufts University
3. Williams College
4. Vassar College
5. Springfield College
6. Wellesley College
7. Smith College
8. Colby College
9. Connecticut College
10. Muhlenberg College
11. Emmanuel College
12. Bowdoin College
13. Bridgewater State College
14. Bates College

Championship Bracket
MIT 3, Williams College 0 (30-21, 30-20, 30-28)
Tufts University 3, Vassar College 0 (30-21, 30-18, 30-25)
MIT 3, Tufts University 1 (30-13, 19-30, 30-20, 30-27) (Championship)
Williams College 3, Vassar College 1 (27-30, 30-21, 30-26, 30-23) (Third Place)

Gold Bracket
Wellesley College 3, Colby College1 (30-26, 15-30, 30-23, 30-27)
Springfield College 3, Smith College 0 (30-23, 30-24, 30-26)
Springfield College 3, Wellesley College 2 (30-24, 24-30, 27-30, 30-21, 15-11) (Fifth Place)
Smith College 3, Colby College 1 (30-25, 30-24, 26-30, 30-26) (Seventh Place)

Silver Bracket
Muhlenberg College 3, Emmanuel College 0 (30-26, 30-26, 30-22)
Emmanuel College 3, Connecticut College 0 (23-30, 11-30, 32-30, 30-23, 15-11)
Connecticut College 3, Muhlenberg College 0 (30-21, 30-21, 31-29)

Bronze Bracket
Bowdoin College 3, Bridgewater State College 1 (29-31, 31-29, 30-21, 30-19)
Bridgewater State College 3, Bates College 0 (30-12, 30-24, 32-30)
Bowdoin College 3, Bates College 0 (30-23, 30-22, 30-18)